28th. February Tuesday
The siege of Lathom House commenced February 28th, and was persisted in for three months. The besiegers were commanded by Sir Thomas Fairfax, and his officers were Manchester gentlemen. The heroic defence by Charlotte de La Tremoville, Countess of Derby, gives that lady a place amongst the heroines of history.(7)

1644. Radcliffe
Battle on Bury Moor (top of Black Lane.) The dead were buried in one grave (gros grave) at Coggra (great grave) Fold Farm.